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Stocks in private prisons are way, way up

Nov 10, 2016
Stocks in private prison corporations soared with the news of Donald Trump’s win. The country’s largest, Corrections Corporation of America, shot up almost 45 percent Wednesday. The companies that run private prisons are actually in the real estate business, and their business boomed in the 1990s and early 2000s with the exponential growth in mass […]
A view of the Eloy Detention Facility, which is operated by the Corrections Corporation of America.
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